It's cherry blossom season!
Each year, the Randall’s Island Park Alliance holds a free Cherry Blossom Festival. Come see the magnificent trees along with crafts, games, performances, and more family-friendly fun. Check out the views along the East River and walk along the pedestrian trails as you breathe in the fresh cherry blossom scent.
Brooklyn Botanical Garden
1000 Washington Ave., Brooklyn
Take a pleasant stroll across BBG’s Cherry Walk once the cherry blossoms appear. Each year, BBG holds a festival in honor of Sakura Matsuri, their annual cherry blossom festival. Walk along the Cherry Esplanade lawn and enjoy the cherry blossoms and other garden foliage.
Mid-park at 72nd Street; Great Lawn; Loeb Boathouse across from East Drive; Lilac Walk on the northeast corner of Sheep's Meadow; and other locations throughout the park, Manhattan
Two species of cherry trees adorn Central Park in springtime: the Kwanzan Cherry and Yoshino Cherry. These spectacular trees can be spotted throughout the vast park among other trees and landscape sites. Head out for a full day of picnicking, playing, and fun while making sure to catch a glimpse of a cherry tree or two.